Proofreading for Professional Results
errors destroy the effectiveness of documents. This course looks at practical
ways of applying proofreading techniques to identify errors and facilitate
constructive editing of documents.
The course is
suitable for anyone who would like to improve their accuracy when proofreading
documents. It is presented in an informal workshop style with plenty of
hands on practise at proofreading.
There are no
formal entry requirements. Delegates should, however, have a good understanding
of written English.
By the end of
the course, attendees will be able to identify and correct formatting,
grammatical and typographical errors in written documents.
difference between proof reading and editing
as part of your writing process
rules and common errors
making sure the basic rules are applied and correct
methods and tips
standard mark-up symbols used in proofreading to aid editing
giving tactful feedback and suggesting constructive changes